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WAIW | Visiting Vietnam Immigration in Saigon

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Today, I set out to have my Vietnamese visa moved to my new passport, which I thought would be a simple (although perhaps expensive) endeavour. Apparently, I was wrong. Read More »

WAIW | Facebook Called Me “Abusive”

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Although the restriction on the magazine's Facebook page was lifted after my appeal, questions and accusations still linger. Read More »

WAIW | Restricted by Facebook

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After over a decade of running a Facebook page, T.O.F.U. has never had any direct issues with the company. That changed last Saturday, and it came at a pretty terrible time. Read More »

WAIW | I Got a Job (Sort Of)

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Recently, I had to start looking for work outside of the magazine. In today's episode, I explain why and show you what my first day was like. Read More »

WAIW | I Have No Passport

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Why am I in Vietnam without a passport? Find out in this week's WAIW episode. Read More »

WAIW | Our Last Goodbye(s)

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When it comes to housesitting and travel, there are lots of goodbyes. Unfortunately, some are more permanent than others. Read More »